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Friday, May 13, 2011

Relax in Old San Juan


What a great day today was. The weather was perfect, it was my first Friday off (I have off Fridays from now until September) and I decided to pick the kids up early from school (just an hour) JUST BECAUSE! Way to rack up "Mom Points". My daughter has a friend sleeping over and they just left for a walk to Dairy Queen, we had a yummy Tostado dinner and the evening is still young which means I can keep scrapping! I've already done three layouts today and have already finished the laundry for the weekend, cleaned up the house last night and this morning and have very little to do the rest of the weekend except relax (and hopefully find a rental home to move to!)

This layout is John hanging out in the harbor in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico while we were on our family cruise back in 09. Seems like just yesterday! I used Pink Paislee Bayberry Cottage papers for this page. Who would have thought they could work for this theme but the colors are so soothing. The letters for the title are also Pink Paislee. On the tag they are My Minds Eye and Glitz. The flowers I got in a baggie at Joanns and the muslin yo yo flower I just whipped up for this layout. As usual, I was trying to get more than one challenge in one a layout! This one is for the Supply List Challenge at A Cherry On Top - Sewing (faux or real), Fabric and Shipping Tag. I used the new sketch at Stuck On You Sketches. I really like this sketch and will probably use it again for a different theme!


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8 comments:

Nanne

FAntastic take on our sketch and I really liked working with as well and plan on using it again as well..LOL
I love your color choice and I can only speak for myself, but I struggle with masculine layouts and I think yours turned out awesome..
thnx for joining us girls over at S.O.U.S.
hugs
Nanné

Sandi Cl~

Such a great page! I too loved this sketch .. so flexible and those circles just capture the photo! Thanks for playing with us .. you were speedy with this one!

magicwanda

Wow what a great take on the sketch...
Love the papers and colors you choose .
I really like how you did the title and the tag....Thanks for playing along with us @ SOUS
Wanda

Stine

Souns like you had a perfect start on your weekend!! Love the colors you have used here - perfect for the picture! Thanks for joining us at SOUS!!

Leah (*BeeCherryLady*)

We love the sketch as well...and obviously adore what you've done!
What a handsome photo as well...glad you got some scrappy time and hope you had a wonderful weekend!!!!

Leah (DT @ SOUS)

Fern

Great layout, Susan!! Love the faux stitching and the tag!! Thanks for joining us over at SOUS!! Hugs!!!

Ness

Love your take on the sketch Susan, great colours and fab photo. Love Ness xx

annette

great take on the sketch Susan .. love the faux stitching .. cheers X:)

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